Lightly raced three year old Russian Revolution is ready to explode when he lines up against the older sprinters again in the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.
Te Akau Racing’s co-trainer Jamie Richards, who trains in partnership with Stephen Autridge, discusses the prospects of Gingernuts in the Australian Derby, in addition to Te Akau’s four runners in the Gr.1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes.
Talented filly Our Beebee will be out to stake a claim for the Group 2 Queensland Guineas during the Brisbane winter carnival when she chases a hat-trick of wins in the QTIS Three-Year-Old Handicap at Doomben on Saturday.
Rod Northam believes After All That will run a mighty race in Saturday’s $400,000 Country Championship Final (1400m) at Randwick.
John Sadler is acutely aware that he is not the only trainer who views Saturday’s AgVantage UAV VOBIS Gold Rush as a possible once-in-a-career opportunity for a member of his stable.
Recent racing will ensure that Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon will strip in prime condition to run out a strong 2400m in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.
Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club announced that all slots have been filled for the $10 million The Everest to be run for the first time at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, 14 October 2017.
Sentimental favourite, Stoneyrise, has begun his 1,000km journey to Sydney to compete in the Country Championships Final.
Godolphin’s Australian boss Henry Plumptre has warned Astern could be vulnerable in Saturday’s Darley T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m), believing the three-year-old colt will be better suited second-up in the All Aged Stakes (1400m).
Adam Sangster of Swettenham Stud and the owners of Rebel Dane are delighted to announce that the dual Group One-winning stallion will stand at Swettenham Stud from the 2017 season.
Stablemates Le Romain and Sense Of Occasion have both drawn reasonably well for Saturday’s $3m Doncaster Mile at Royal Randwick.
Wyong trainer Les Tilley and jockey Robert Thompson are not concerned with Another Aan’s wide barrier in Wednesday’s $150,000 Provincial Championships Qualifier at Newcastle Racecourse. Another Aan has come up with barrier 13 but if the four emergencies don’t gain a start he will come into barrier 9.
Co-trainer Jamie Richards can’t find any fault with Gingernuts ahead of a third Group 1 challenge at Randwick on Saturday.